711516 Rubber Production Machine Operator

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
711516
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Rubber Production Machine Operator
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

711516 RUBBER PRODUCTION MACHINE OPERATOR

Operates machines to manufacture rubber products such as tyres.
Skill Level: 4
Specialisations:
Rubber Belt Splicer
Rubber Compounder
Rubber Extrusion Machine Operator
Rubber Knitting and Reinforcing Machine Operator
Rubber Moulding Machine Operator
Rubber Roller Grinder Operator
Tyre Builder
Tyre Retreader

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
4

7115 Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
7115
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

7115 PLASTICS AND RUBBER PRODUCTION MACHINE OPERATORS

PLASTICS AND RUBBER PRODUCTION MACHINE OPERATORS operate machines to manufacture and finish plastic and rubber products.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks Include:

operating controls to regulate temperature, pressure, speed and flow of operation
measuring and loading materials, items and ingredients for mixing into machines and feeding mechanisms
monitoring operation, regulating material supply and adding chemicals and colorants to mixture
threading uncoated wire and cable through plastic coating machines, around take-up reels and through dies and cooling chambers
laying casings, beads, ply and rubber sheets on moulds
operating rollers to remove air
operating vulcaniser presses and controlling curing
examining output for defects and conformity to specifications
performing minor repairs and maintaining production records

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 167.20